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Winnipeg Schools

29 November 2011

1883 – Central School No. 1, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Charles A. Barber When built, this school was described as “away out on the prairie” because it was thought to be so far from the centre of Winnipeg. Yet, it became known...

29 November 2011

1896 – Dufferin School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: Charles H. Wheeler Constructed in 1896, and designed by local architect Charles H. Wheeler, this three-storey brick structure was erected by the firm of Kelly Bros. & Co. at a cost of...

29 November 2011

1894 – Norquay School, Lusted Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: George Creeford Browne Designed by local architect George Creeford Browne, the three-storey building was expanded in 1902, and further renovations were made in 1911 and 1920. It was demolished around 1956 and...

30 July 2011

1947 – River Heights School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built to a fairly standard design used throughout the 1940s and early 1950s in Winnipeg, River Heights School is an example of the larger variant of the design. A sprawling single storey building,...

04 July 2011

1912 – Kelvin Technical & High School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J.B. Mitchell Founded in 1912 as Kelvin Technical High School, the name was later changed to Kelvin High School. Built of Tyndall stone and Estevan red brick between 1910 and 1912. The...

29 June 2010

1915 – Earl Grey School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J.B. Mitchell Three-storey Earl Grey is truly one of Winnipeg’s grand old schools with an impressive façade and a pair of asymmetrical entrance towers. Costing nearly $160,000 to build, construction began in...

29 June 2010

1922 – Assiniboine School, St. James, Winnipeg

Built in 1922, Assiniboine School is an attractive low school building with a variety of rooflevels and materials. The entry hall features a large striking mural depicting an aboriginal campsite, one of two...

29 June 2010

1949 – Inkster School, Inkster Boulevard, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Built to a fairly standard design used throughout the 1940s and early 1950s in Winnipeg, Inkster School is a single story building with a taller entrance bay.

21 April 2010

1899 – Isbister School, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architects: Samuel Hooper Isbister School, one of the first three-storey school buildings in Winnipeg is the oldest public school building in Winnipeg. Designed by Samuel Hooper before he became Provincial Architect in 1904,...

14 April 2010

1909 – Ecole La Verendrye, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Architect: J.B. Mitchell One of Winnipeg’s grand schools from the city’s boomtown era is La Verendrye School. Though residential and business areas quickly grew up around it, when it opened in 1909, La...